Northern School of Animation

Color Correction Course

At the Northern School of Animation, our Color Correction course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enhance the visual quality of digital images and video footage through color grading and correction techniques. Through hands-on training with industry-standard software and practical projects, students will learn how to manipulate color, contrast, and brightness to achieve the desired aesthetic and mood in their projects.

Course Curriculum:

1. Introduction to Color Theory

  • Understanding the fundamentals of color theory: hue, saturation, and brightness.
  • Color models and color spaces: RGB, CMYK, and HSL.
  • Psychological effects of color and its impact on visual storytelling.

2. Color Correction Fundamentals

  • Introduction to color correction software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Primary color correction: adjusting exposure, white balance, and contrast.
  • Secondary color correction: targeted adjustments using masks and selections.

3. Color Grading Techniques

  • Creative color grading for stylistic effects and visual storytelling.
  • Creating mood and atmosphere through color.
  • Matching colors across multiple clips for consistency.

4. Advanced Color Correction

  • Understanding scopes and waveforms for precise color analysis.
  • Using LUTs (Look-Up Tables) for quick color grading and stylization.
  • Advanced color grading techniques for specific genres and styles.

5. HDR and Wide Color Gamut

  • Understanding High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) technologies.
  • Techniques for grading HDR and WCG content.
  • Delivering content in HDR and WCG formats.

6. Project-Based Learning

  • Hands-on color correction projects covering various types of footage (e.g., narrative, documentary, commercial).
  • Collaborative projects with other students.
  • Portfolio development showcasing student work.

Career opportunities:

Graduates of the Color Correction course at the Northern School of Animation are prepared for a variety of exciting career opportunities, including:


Video Editor

Post-production Supervisor

Visual Effects Artist


Color Grading Technician

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